User-Centered URL Design

Jesse James Garrett on human-friendly URLs: “The advent of content management systems has been a boon in many ways, but the readability of URLs is not one of them.” Of course, it’s important to point out that some CMSes do allow one to use human-readable URLs. In fact, I’d be willing to state Brent’s Law of CMS URLs: the more expensive the CMS, the crappier the URLs.

30 Sep 2002


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